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Two locals graduate from Young Marines program
Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Posted By: Cross Roads - Carrie R.
Post Type: Unit



Jordan Parr
Sports Editor

The Young Marines strengthens the lives of America's youth by teaching the importance of self-confidence, academic achievement, honoring our veterans, good citizenship, community service and living a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Young Marines also promotes the mental, moral and physical development of it's members, and focuses on character building and leadership, and promotes a lifestyle that is conducive to being productive members of society.
The Young Marines is the officially recognized youth organization of the United States Marine Corps to the Defense Department's Drug Demand Reduction effort, and is open to all youth ages eight through completion of high school. The only membership requirement is that the youth MUST be in good standing at school.
The Cross Roads Unit of Young Marines here in Big Spring, run by Mr. and Mrs. Rodman, is a two time Unit of the year award winner and graduated their first two Young Marines on Monday night. Young Marine Sergeants, Raven Holguin and Ty Clark, became the first two Young Marines to graduate from the Cross Roads Unit.

For the full story, please see Wednesday's edition of the Herald.

MISSION The mission of the Young Marines is to positively impact America's future by providing quality youth development programs for boys and girls that nurtures and develops its members into responsible citizens who enjoy and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. MOTTO Strengthening the lives of America's youth
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